HC seeks Delhi Govt’s response
New Delhi, Nov 15: The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the state government seeking its response as to why criminal case should not be registered against Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and Delhi University professor S A R Geelani for allegedly making anti-India speeches.
Justice Hima Kohli asked the government to file its response to a petition seeking criminal prosecution of Geelani and others under the charge of sedition and other offences.
The court passed the order on a petition seeking initiation of criminal proceedings against them.
Advocate Sugriva Dubey, appearing for the petitioner, submitted that the government should be directed to take action under section 124 A IPC (sedition).
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